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Old Man's Beard

Usnea sp.

Description:

In the first photo, you can see the apothecia, or fruiting body of the lichen. These are somewhat common, but very interesting lichen.

Habitat:

This one had fallen out of a tree on the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

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2 Comments

Machi
Machi a year ago

Thanks Tukup. I'll take a look but I'm no mycologist.

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

Well! I am an old man and I have a beard and it looks nothing like that :-) Nice series Machi. Thanks for sharing. Take a look at my latest fungi. Any ideas?

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 30, 2018
Submitted on Apr 10, 2019

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